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Grant, Kenneth McDonald

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Birth Date: September 1866 (Geelong, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 13 August 1922 (Albion, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Grant and Jessie (nee McDonald)

Education: Brisbane Normal School

Religion: Presbyterian


Cadet, Post and Telegraphs Department, 1883; Telegraphist, Rockhampton Post Office and Railway Traffic Office, 1884; Director, Blair Athol, Coal and Timber Co.

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Rockhampton 11 Mar 1902 18 May 1907
Assembly MIN Rockhampton 18 May 1907 5 Feb 1908
Assembly OPP Rockhampton 5 Feb 1908 2 Oct 1909
Assembly MIN Rockhampton 2 Oct 1909 27 Apr 1912
Assembly MIN Fitzroy 27 Apr 1912 22 May 1915

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Home Secretary and Secretary for Mines 26 Feb 1915 1 Jun 1915
Secretary for Public Instruction 7 Feb 1911 3 Sep 1912
Chairman of Committees 13 Jul 1910 23 Dec 1910

Additional Information

Notes: President, Rockhampton Jockey Club. Secretary, Central Queensland Rugby Union

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 68295; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 19 July 2017]